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Mehrullah Qambrani(Boxer)

Posted on 11:26 PM by Shoaib Anwer


Mehrullah Qambrani (born November 24, 1979) is a former Pakistani amateur boxer best known to win a gold medal at the 2002 Asian Games.

Career

Mehrullah who has five brothers and three sisters joined the Karachi Port Trust boxing club in 1995.

He won the Asian Games 2002 in the featherweight division.

At the Olympics he tried his hands a division lower at bantam but lost his first bout against superstar and two-time winner Guillermo Rigondeaux and went back up to featherweight.

In 2005 he went 1-1 against Olympic silver medalist Kim Song-Guk in international tournaments.


At the 2006 Commonwealth Games he lost the final tio Stephen Smith 10:20.In his career's last years he used to box in Pakistan's live program "EK MUKA AUR" which means ONE MORE PUNCH in English. At the South East Asian Games he and compatriot Faisal Karim tested positive for cannabis and were banned for life.